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Dem Rep Cohen: ‘I Regret Using the Term Purple Heart’

On Friday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) stated that he regrets saying Peter Strzok deserves a Purple Heart and that he used the term “metaphorically, not literally. I never literally thought the Purple Heart should have been given

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The Nuclear Option: Peace Hero Kerry Crashes Again

This was supposed to be the moment where John Kerry would finally make the history books. Or, at least, make the history books for something other than losing the presidency to George W. Bush in the midst of a wildly unpopular war in Iraq, which, if you think about it, is a pretty remarkable feat.

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Fort Hood Soldiers to Receive Full Purple Heart Benefits

U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh announced that the Army will provide “all possible benefits” to victims of the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting. The announcement comes less than one week after the Army presented Purple Heart medals to 36 soldiers and family members of those who were killed in the shooting.

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Fort Hood Shooting Victims and Survivors Receive Long-Deserved Purple Heart Medals

The Purple Heart medal was finally presented to 47 wounded soldiers, civilians and to the families of those who were killed in the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood. Under cloudy and cool Texas skies, Fort Hood had a day of honor and recognition for the survivors and the dead and those who were wounded by Major Nidal Hassan in the worst terrorist attack on a military base in the United States.

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